Category Archives: Faculty

Donuts with Dan The first "Donuts with Dan” event had Weiss chatting informally with students on Founders Green over coffee and donuts. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Enduring Values

Daniel H. Weiss, Haverford’s newly inaugurated 14th president, expects much to change at Haverford in the coming year—except what matters most. Read “Methods Adapt, but Values Endure” in Haverford magazine »

"I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "I think it's meaningful for students to take an active part in designing their own education," says Stauffer. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Beyond Borders

Whether doing scholarly research on “ethical loneliness,” interviewing philosophers for the magazine The Believer, or directing the College’s peace, justice, and human rights concentration, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jill Stauffer crosses disciplines and reaches out to audiences beyond the campus. … Continue reading

The Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra Fall Concert. The Department of Music at Haverford functions as the music department for Bryn Mawr College. Photo: Thomas Carroll, the Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra Fall Concert.

The Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra

Through the combined arts program with Bryn Mawr, Haverford offers more breadth and depth than the typical small college for students who want to participate in the arts on any level as part of their college experience.

Terrence Johnson The intersection of religion and politics is Assistant Professor of Religion Terrence Johnson's forte.

When Worlds Collide

“A professor such as Terrence Johnson is unusual not only in his ability to foster an intellectual community within class but also in his desire to create a more moral society within the Haverford community-at-large.“—Elana Bloomfield ’08 Read the Faculty … Continue reading

An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Assistant Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Academics at Haverford

Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love, Haverford College “In non-major science courses, we’re trying to give an understanding of science to people who are not going to be scientists, but who might very well be policy makers or have an impact on the world in other ways,” says Love. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Faculty Profile: Peter Love

Associate Professor of Physics Peter Love not only trains future scientists in the intricacies of quantum mechanics, he helps non-science majors acquire a concept of the field as well. Read the Spring/Summer 2013 Faculty Profile in Haverford magazine »

Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus. Prof. Anita Isaacs writes about Latin American politics, pictured here teaching in her home on the Haverford campus.

Student-Faculty Ratio

Haverford’s student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 97% of our full time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. With half the faculty living on campus, mentoring and commitment to excellence in teaching are cornerstones of the Haverford experience.

The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography The funding will support the creation of an online database to collect the previously unreported experimental results observed by Norquist and other scientists working with the compounds. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Three Haverford Scientists Receive NSF Funding for Collaborative Project

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier, Associate Professor of Chemistry Alexander Norquist, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler (right to left) have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant of $299,998 for their proposal, “The Dark Reaction … Continue reading

Christine Sun Kim, Mellon Artist-in-residence Previous Mellon Artist-in-residence Christine Sun Kim performs during the gallery opening for What Can a Body Do? Photo: Noelia Hobeika '13

Mellon Creative Residencies

The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out. This fall Haverford hosts a group of renowned artists who will explore topics ranging from memory and … Continue reading